Award Winner Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List

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List of Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award winners from every year the award has been given out. All Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award award are listed along with photos for every Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award winners of all time. Anybody who won the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, so most of the famous Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. The list you're viewing is made up of items like Gene Chandler and Barbara Mason. (161 items)
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Barbara Lynn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List
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Barbara Lynn is an American rhythm and blues and electric blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her R&B chart-topping hit, "You'll Lose A Good Thing". ...more

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Barbara Mason is an American R&B/soul singer with several R&B and pop hits in the 1960s and 1970s, best known for her self-written 1965 hit song, "Yes, I'm Ready". ...more

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Ben E. King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List
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Benjamin Earl King, known as Ben E. King, is an American soul and R&B singer. He is perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a US Top 10 hit in both 1961 and later in 1986, a number one hit in the UK in 1987, and #25 on the RIAA's list of Songs of the Century—and as one of ...more

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Berry Gordy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List
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Berry Gordy, Jr. is an American record producer, and songwriter. He is best known as the founder of the Motown record label, as well as its many subsidiaries. ...more

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Betty Everett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List
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Betty Everett was an American soul singer and pianist, best known for her biggest hit single, the million-selling "The Shoop Shoop Song". ...more

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Betty Wright is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List
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Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright, is a Miami-based soul and R&B singer-songwriter, who won fame in the 1970s with hits such as "Clean Up Woman" and "Tonight Is the Night". A pioneering singer-songwriter and entrepreneur, she remains one of the few black female ...more

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Bettye LaVette is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List
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Bettye LaVette is an American soul singer-songwriter who made her first record at sixteen, but achieved only intermittent fame until 2005, with her album I've Got My Own Hell to Raise. Her eclectic musical style combines elements of soul, blues, rock and roll, funk, gospel, and country music. ...more

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Cecil James McNeely, known as Big Jay McNeely, is an American rhythm and blues saxophonist. ...more

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